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Duncan Hatfield

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Duncan left CharityComms in 2018 to pursue an MA in Public and Social Policy. Over three years at CharityComms, Duncan moved from communications officer to project manager, successfully delivering projects such as the new-look Digital Benchmark platform and Communications Benchmark 2017 report. Duncan also volunteers with Turn2us to support people in need to gain access to benefits and grants. 
26 February 2018
How do you judge digital success? How do you identify realistic targets for your website? Which stats do you use to make the case for digital investment? We’re excited to announce our new and improved Digital Benchmark, which allows you to do all this and more. We’ve launched an interactive Google Data Studio dashboard which […]
12 December 2017
The last decade has seen a vast change in charity communications – but what lies in store for the next ten years? Earlier this year, as part of our Communications Benchmark 2017, we asked charity communicators to give us their predictions for the future. You were hopeful new technology could give charities an edge, but warned […]
8 November 2017
Almost half of comms professionals feel communications is more valued by their organisation this year than last. However, more than two in three don’t feel this increasing respect has been reflected in pay packets, according to the latest salary survey from CharityComms and TPP Recruitment. Overall, the average comms salary has risen by 1%, but […]
2 November 2017
What happened to my fax machine? We launched CharityComms in 2007 with a mission to improve the standard of communications and champion its role in the sector. Our mission hasn’t changed, but as the results in our latest comms benchmark highlight, the environment in which we work has transformed unimaginably since those early days. And, […]
13 October 2017
Earlier this year, we spoke to communicators from 273 charities about their hopes, fears and predictions for charity communications. Based on your responses, we created the Communications Benchmark 2017, to investigate how our sector has evolved over the last 10 years, and what might lie in the future. Despite everyday frustrations, what shone through your […]
22 May 2017
In 2007, MySpace was the world’s most popular social network, Gordon Brown was prime minister and only the earliest of early adopters had an iPhone. It was also the year CharityComms was born. Today, one Brexit vote, and millions of smartphone swipes later, the landscape looks very different. But, despite big political and technological changes, […]
8 September 2015
Last year's CharityComms' Inspiring Communicator Awards celebrated 11 of the sector's most passionate communicators.  We asked some of our past winners what's lit their inner fire in their careers.  You might notice there’s a bit of a theme… the charity sector seems to be a pretty inspiring place (which is why we started these awards)! […]